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  • Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell Assumes Role as Spelman College’s New President Aug. 3

    Aug 03, 2015

    ATLANTA (August 3, 2015) – Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D., begins her presidency at Spelman College on Aug. 3, just a few days before the accomplished Spelman class of 2019 arrives to start a densely packed week of new student orientation. Spelman’s Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Campbell as the 10th president of one of the nation’s top-ranked women’s colleges and the number one ranked HBCU. She succeeds Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum who retired after serving as president for 13 years.

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  • Spelman College and SIT Study Abroad Host Summit on Improving Access to Study Abroad for HBCU Students

    Jun 08, 2015

    ATLANTA (June 8, 2015) – SIT (School for International Training) Study Abroad, a program of World Learning, and Spelman College will host a summit focused on expanding access to high-impact study abroad opportunities for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities on June 9. The first-of-its-kind event will include representatives from the White House Initiative on HBCUs, the U.S. Department of State, HBCUs and major foundations.

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  • Cultural Vistas Administers STEM LAUNCH Study Tour of Germany

    May 26, 2015

    ATLANTA (May 26, 2015) -- For the third consecutive year, Cultural Vistas will provide 16 students and four faculty members from Spelman College and Morehouse College with the opportunity to travel to Germany for two weeks, starting in May, to learn firsthand of global careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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  • CIEE Partners with Spelman College and Northeastern University to Launch Custom Study Abroad Programs for Undergrads in STEM Disciplines

    May 26, 2015

    ATLANTA (May 22, 2015) -- CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange has partnered with Spelman College, a global leader in the education of women of African descent, and Northeastern University, a global, experiential, research university in Boston, to offer custom study abroad programs this spring with the goal to increase international education opportunities for students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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  • Leading Tech Experts Discuss Diversity and Leadership in the Digital Space at Spelman College Women of Color Conference May 13-14

    May 08, 2015

    ATLANTA (May 8, 2015) -- In 2014, women accounted for only 26 percent of the computing workforce, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, when they made up 57 percent of the overall workforce. In addition, recent research identifies women as the lead adopters of technology. These statistics highlight the need for more women in the tech industry. Encouraging women to consider a technology career and examining how to elevate leadership strategies in the digital era are just two of the many topics speakers and honorees will address at the 11th Annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference, May 13-14, 2015.

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  • The Princeton Review Names Spelman College to Annual Guide to Green Colleges

    Apr 22, 2015

    ATLANTA (April 22, 2015) -- The Princeton Review has named Spelman College as one of the most environmentally responsible “green” colleges in its “Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition.” Spelman is the first and only HBCU to be included in the guide, which profiles colleges with exceptional commitments to sustainability based on their academic offerings and career preparation for students, campus policies, initiatives and activities.

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  • Spelman College Supports the Fight Against Sexual Assault of Women During Denim Day 2015

    Apr 20, 2015

    ATLANTA (April 20, 2015) -- To help increase awareness and combat sexual violence against women, Spelman College will host a variety of events, April 20-24, in support of the global prevention and education campaign Denim Day 2015 and in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, college-aged women ages 18 to 24 still experience among the highest rate of rape and sexual assault victimization compared to females in all other age groups.

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  • Spelman College Announces Honorees and Speakers for 2015 Women of Color Conference

    Apr 15, 2015

    ATLANTA (April 15, 2015) — Dynamic women visionaries who are leading in the field of technology will be honored at the 11th Annual Spelman College Leadership and Women of Color Conference May 13-14, 2015, in Atlanta. At the conference, Spelman will celebrate the impact and influence of exceptional women leaders in the digital era with the conference’s annual Game Changers Awards. A select group of women, counted among those who are leading the advancement of women of color in the digital age, will receive the Legacy of Leadership Award. Also during the conference, an impressive panel of media experts will discuss the new rules needed for responsible reporting in the digital era.

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  • Political Commentator and Strategist Donna Brazile to Deliver Spelman College Commencement Address May 17

    Apr 14, 2015

    ATLANTA (April 14, 2015) -- Donna Brazile, an academic, author, syndicated columnist, television political commentator, and political strategist, has been named Commencement speaker for the Spelman College Class of 2015. Brazile, who will receive an honorary degree, will address more than 475 graduates on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center.

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  • Spelman College Digital Moving Image Salon Presents 11th Annual Student Film Showcase

    Apr 08, 2015

    ATLANTA (April 8, 2015) -- The Digital Moving Image Salon at Spelman College will feature three documentaries that explore the female body as a tool for social justice at its 11th Annual DMIS Documentary Film Showcase on Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m.

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